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Antonio Meneses, Víctor Pablo Pérez - Heitor Villa-Lobos: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Fantasia for Cello and Orchestra (1999)

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Fantasia for Cello and Orchestra (1999)
Antonio Meneses, cello; Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia; Víctor Pablo Pérez, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 277 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 148 Mb | Scans ~ 40 Mb
Genre: Classical | Label: Auvidis-Valois | # V 4843 | Time: 01:04:12

These three magnificent works belong in the repertoire of cellists everywhere. They are full of Villa-Lobos’ signature exotic instrumental textures, folk-like melodies, and abundant invention. They are also harder than hell to play, and difficult to balance. Villa-Lobos was a cellist himself, and loved the instrument’s low, dark register. Penetrating his dense orchestration without making the instrument sound like a dying cow is just one of the many challenges facing cellists attempting to come to grips with this marvelously expressive music, though recordings can solve this problem with sensitive microphone placement. Antonio Meneses understands both the music and its performance problems, and his lower register manages to sound gruff without undue signs of bovine distress. He’s helped by some very sensitive accompaniments; Pérez projects the music’s lush timbres without laying it on too thick.
Los Lobos - Just Another Band From East L.A.: A Collection (1993) 2CD

Los Lobos - Just Another Band From East L.A.: A Collection (1993) 2CD
EAC Rip | FLAC: Tracks+Cue+Log | 923 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 348 Mb | Scans
Slash/Warner Bros. | 9 45367-2
Chicano Rock, Roots Rock, Tex-Mex, Latin Rock, Heartland Rock

Just Another Band from East L.A.: A Collection is a compilation album by Los Lobos released in 1993.
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Complete Symphonies (2009) (Carl St. Clair) (7CD Box Set)

Heitor Villa-Lobos - Complete Symphonies (2009) (Carl St. Clair) (7CD Box Set)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Covers | 1863 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 1015 mb
Classical, Symphony, Orchestral | Label: CPO - 777 516-2

Heitor Villa-Lobos is without a doubt Brazil's most famous composer and one of the great creative personalities of the twentieth century. His oeuvre is gigantic in its dimensions and perhaps can be compared only to that of Darius Milhaud, who, by the way, was a close friend of his. In any case, Villa-Lobos was the first to introduce the music of Latin America to the world's concert halls, and influences from this music do indeed abound in his oeuvre. cpo is now presenting the first complete recording of his colossal symphonic work complex in a boxed set of seven CDs at a special low price! The SWR Radio Symphony Orchestra under the American star conductor Carl St. Clair has taken on this enormous task, and the result can only be described as a bravura achievement. You can look forward to an orchestral tour de force operating on the highest level!
Anna Moffo - Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne - Villa-Lobos: Bachianas No.5 - Rachmaninov: Vocalise [2003]

Anna Moffo - Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne - Villa-Lobos: Bachianas No.5 - Rachmaninov: Vocalise
(American Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski) [2003]

EAC Rip | FLAC, TRACKS+CUE, LOG | Covers | 1cd, 173 MB
Classical | Label: AQUARIUS | Catalog Number: AQVR 169-2 | TT: 41:22

A lot has been said about Anna Moffo's early vocal decline and mismanaged carreer but let's not forget what a lovely singer she was in her prime. This recital from the early 1970's let us hear "late Moffo" though she was not yet 40. There is a slight hoarseness and unsteadiness in the voice that was not present in earlier recordings but it is still by any means a beautiful instrument used with skill. This recital also reminds us what a verstatile artist she was - she sings arias from the italian bel canto and verismo repertoire, french lyric and also german operettas and she passes from one to the other with considerable naturalness, ease and charm..
Ulrich Schmid, Dominique Roggen - Villa-Lobos - Concertos for Violoncello and orchestra (1989)

Ulrich Schmid, Dominique Roggen - Villa-Lobos - Concertos for Violoncello and orchestra (1989)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log, scans) | 42:49 | 213 MB
Genre: Classical, Orchestral, Cello | Label: MDG | Catalog: 3210339

Heitor Villa-Lobos' two numbered cello concerti come from the opposite ends of his output; the first Grande Concerto dates from 1915 and the second from 1953. In between there is another concertante work, the Fantasia for cello and orchestra, which is contemporaneous with the Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for soprano and eight cellos that remains Villa-Lobos' most popular work. In this MD&G issue, Heitor Villa-Lobos: Concertos for Violoncello and Orchestra, cellist Ulrich Schmid is heard with the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie under conductor Dominique Roggen in the numbered concertos only, although there easily would have been enough room on the 42-minute-long disc to accommodate the Fantasia as well.
Krzysztof Meisinger - Heitor Villa-Lobos: Melodia Sentimental; Guitar Concerto; Five Preludes (2012)

Heitor Villa-Lobos - Melodia Sentimental; Guitar Concerto; Five Preludes (2012)
Krzysztof Meisinger, guitar; Academy of St Martin in the Fields; José Maria Florêncio, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 204 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 123 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical | Label: Fuga Libera | # FUG599 | Time: 00:50:36

The young Polish musician Krzysztof Meisinger (b. 1984) is one of the most fascinating and charismatic guitarists of his generation. With the legendary Academy of St Martin in the Fields under the direction of the Brazilian conductor José Maria Florêncio, he has recorded the famous Guitar Concerto of Heitor Villa-Lobos. In this work of 1951, Villa-Lobos paid eloquent homage to the guitar’s qualities as a concert instrument. The recording also includes the Five Preludes for solo guitar, and an arrangement of Melodia Sentimental for guitar, violin, and string orchestra. This programme – recorded at Abbey Road Studios in London! – ideally displays the flexibility of a young soloist ready to conquer the world with his bewitching playing.

Los Lobos - Kiko Live (2006) [Blu-ray]  Music

Posted by juanchito at May 12, 2016
Los Lobos - Kiko Live (2006) [Blu-ray]

Los Lobos - Kiko Live (2006)
Blu-ray | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC 14984 kbps 1920*1080p / 23,976 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1 | 22.84 GB
English DTS-HD MA 5.1 / 96 kHz / 7236 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 6.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit);
English LPCM 2.0 / 48 kHz / 1536 kbps / 16-bit | Length: 01:47:09
Chicano Rock, Roots Rock, Latin Rock | Nitroflare/Filefactory/Bigfile
Villa-Lobos: Complete Choros & Bachianas Brasileiras - São Paulo Symphony Orch. [Official Digital Download 24bit/44.1kHz, 2009]

Villa-Lobos Complete Choros & Bachianas Brasileiras - São Paulo Symphony Orch. [Official Digital Download 24bit/44.1kHz, 2009]
7 Discs - FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 8 hours, 45 minutes | 4,43 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Full PDF Booklet (in Disc 1 folder)
2009 BIS Release

The finest recordings of these works available! The Brazilian composer (we needn't remind his most ardent supporters that he's the most significant Latin American composer of all time) behind numerous orchestral, chamber, instrumental and vocal works lets his creative genius show on Choros (from the Portuguese verb chorar , "to weep") Nos. 1-12 and Bachianas Brasileiras ("Brazilian Bach-pieces") Nos. 1-9. Also includes a bonus disc of solo guitar music played by the distinguished Anders Miolin. Great notes in the booklet, too…highly recommended! - Gramophone Magazine

Karabtchevsky \ Villa-Lobos: Symphonies No 3 & 4 (2013)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Oct. 4, 2015
Karabtchevsky \ Villa-Lobos: Symphonies No 3 & 4 (2013)

Karabtchevsky \ Villa-Lobos: Symphonies No 3 & 4 (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Tracks + cue + log) | 236 MB | MP3 320Kbps CBR | 149 MB | 1 CD | Full Scans
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | Catalog Number: 8573151

Villa-Lobos’ War and Victory Symphonies were commissioned by the Brazilian government following the end of the country’s involvement in World War I. Using very large orchestral forces, and conveying the composer’s feelings about the conflict with no sense of triumphalism, the two Symphonies display a confident use of unusual and evocative effects, such as the collage of fragments of the Brazilian national anthem and La Marseillaise in the ‘Battle’ movement of the Third Symphony. Villa-Lobos’s Symphonies Nos. 6 and 7 can be found on Naxos 8573043 in “superb… full-blooded” performances.

Los Lobos - Gates Of Gold (2015) [Official Digital Download]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDV at Sept. 30, 2015
Los Lobos - Gates Of Gold (2015) [Official Digital Download]

Los Lobos - Gates Of Gold (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 42:50 minutes | 882 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Gates Of Gold, the first new studio release from Los Lobos in five years, has been called an American saga in the rich literary tradition of Steinbeck or Faulkner. Uplifting, hopeful and whimsical, the songs on the self-produced album amalgamate the band's diverse musical potpourri.